Monash University was founded in 1958 in Melbourne, Australia as a public university. Monash has over 55,000 students attending classes in the universities eight campuses. Six of the campuses are located in Victoria, Australia, one campus in South Africa and one in Malaysia. The university has a Centre in Prato, Italy. Monash University is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight and ranked in the top 50 of all universities world-wide. The University is noted for its Stem Cell Research and the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct, as well as 100 other scientific research centres.
Harnessing robot research a searching task
A new laboratory dedicated to technologies at the cutting edge of an emerging field of robotics could radically improve the way search and rescue operations are conducted. The Monash Swarm Robotics Laboratory – to be administered ...
Research breakthrough to treat malaria
A team of Monash University researchers led by Professor James Whisstock has made a major breakthrough in the international fight against malaria, which claims the life of a child across the world every 30 seconds.
The unexpected relatives of smallpox
(PhysOrg.com) -- A protein shared by the simple viruses that infect single-cell organisms, and their highly complex counterparts that affect mammals, could hold to the key to understanding and ultimately neutralising the ...
Scientists discover first dinosaur trail in Victoria
Two sandstone blocks discovered by palaeontologists have provided the most extensive evidence of dinosaur footprints in Victoria. Found at Melanesia Beach, near Cape Otway, they represent 85 per cent of the known dinosaur ...
Researchers examines the true state of artificial intelligence
Artificial Intelligence has come a long way since the invention of the programmable digital computer in the 1940s, but its ability to ever simulate human intelligence remains debatable.
Scientists uncover a new understanding of male puberty
Scientists from Monash University have uncovered a new understanding of how male puberty begins.
Inspired by insect intelligence
Monash University researchers, as part of an international collaboration, are using insect intelligence to develop new wireless sensor networks that could transform how we monitor changes to the environment, buildings and ...
Cameras at intersections save lives, dollars
A landmark study has found that despite the public's perception that road safety cameras are merely revenue raising devices, they significantly reduce road accidents and so save Victoria millions of dollars annually in associated ...
New device puts vision impaired in the picture
(PhysOrg.com) -- Visually impaired people may soon have greater access to graphical information thanks to a new device developed by Monash Universitys Faculty of Information and Technology.
The beauty of marketing - it's all in the eye of beholder
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Monash University study investigated the concept of attractiveness and the effects of advertising on peoples attitudes. It examined the whole physical person rather than just faces as has been typical ...